Greg Abbott was the third-longest serving manager in the country, and his departure has been met with mixed reaction from the fans.
Some fans will be glad to see him go, but his time at the club is likely to be remembered in a positive light, as Simon O' Rourke reports:
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Longest cold spell of winter so far. Mainly dry and bright, but feeling bitterly cold today. Very wintry further east, blizzards possible
Mountain Rescue has seen a 5% increase in rescues and with the current conditions they're advising people to take extra care.
A look ahead at a wintry weekend forecast.